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Fragment of a Face from a Relief
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Fragment of a Face from a Relief

Description Provenance Credit
Description This fragment is carved in low relief. It depicts a chin, mouth and nose, complete and in three quarters view. The eye is hollow and is filled with a white paste. The piece is broken across the eye. The back is smooth.
Provenance Maurice Nahman, Cairo and Paris [date and mode of acquisition unknown] [as 12th Dynasty]; Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1929, by purchase; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters, 1929

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1976-1793 BCE (Middle Kingdom)
wood, white inlay
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H: 3 7/8 x L: 2 11/16 in. (9.9 x 6.9 cm)
  • Egypt (Place of Origin)
Location Within Museum
Not On View


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